Dr. Marc Ellis, former Baylor professor of Jewish studies and professor of history, writes: “Since my retirement in 2012, I have been living in Cape Canaveral, FL. I just published my latest book, Finding Our Voice: Embodying the Prophetic and Other Misadventures.” Contact at 412 Monroe Ave, K-201, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920 or

Dr. Mike Foley, associate professor of patristics in Baylor’s Great Texts program, published an illustrated children’s book, Gus Finds God, based on a portion of Saint Augustine of Hippo’s classic autobiography, The Confessions. In accessible language lifted almost verbatim from Augustine’s pen, the book recounts the quest of a boy whose search for God leads him to a startling discovery about himself and his Creator.

Bianca Smith, a Master of Social Work student at Baylor’s campus in Houston, authored Murdered by a Christian, on a Sunday. “This book is about the murder of my brother, my struggle to maintain faith, secure justice, and recognize how grieving impacted my mental health,” she writes.